With last week's Captain America #19, writer Ed Brubaker bid farewell to the title after eight explosive years. During his tenure, Brubaker brought Bucky back from the grave, killed Cap, traveled through time to bring him back from the grave, redefined the core concept for an entire generation, and earned the title a place as one of the most popular of its era. But beyond the huge ev
While some folks view the Republican primaries as America's greatest reality TV show, left-leaning viewers may see it as a choice between four political supervillains (or three supervillains and the somewhat less potent Ron Paul). Fron
Movies: New images from The Amazing Spider-Man see Andrew Garfield rocking a Ramones shirt as Peter Parker, plus Emma Stone not rocking a Ramones shirt as Gwen Stacy.
Creators: Syrian cartoonist Ali Ferzat plans to return to cartooning in his native country as soon as he's fully healed from the allegedly government-sponsored beating that left his hands crushed last year.
Gaming: Some enterprising fans have
Dealing with characters in a historically accurate environment can be tricky. Origin stories for villains with vague, unspecified pasts can be pretty hard to pull off, too. Typically, unsuccessful forays are quickly sloughed off in continuity sheddings, relegated to "imaginary story" status, and brushed away as interesting, but non-canonical, non-essential chunks of ignored lore. That
The very first time we see Steve Rogers, the skinny kid who becomes the title character of Marvel's Captain America: The First Avenger, he's reading about American casualties in World War II as he waits in line to enlist for the army. The guy next to him puts
Just in time for this week's release of Captain America: The First Avenger, Curt Franklin and artist Chris Haley of Let's Be Friends Again have broken down the history of Marvel Comics' esteemed Sentinel of Liberty. Read all about the fabled ascent of Steve Rogers from weakling to Nazi-smasher to Avengers Leader
With Dr. Arnim Zola set to appear in at least his human form in Captain America: The First Avenger, fans of disgusting evil torso faces everywhere have been squirming to find out whether the HYDRA scientist's robot form would manifest. While h
Leading up to the July 19 release of its Captain America: The First Avenger videogame tie-in, Captain America: Super Soldier, Sega's introducing fans to key villains they'll face in battle via development dossiers and mug shot profiles. Cap will throw down with a variety of foes on his journey in, around and through a HYDRA castle fortress, meaning m
Toys: Bandai's upcoming ThunderCats line adds skateboarding scamps Wily-Kit & Kat to its ranks. Sweet half-pipe sold separately.
Hollywood: Columbia's already signed The Amazing Spider-Man movie writer James Vanderbilt to pen a sequel. That's faith!
Anime: Animated pop icon Hatsune Miku will appear
Entertainment Weekly scored the first proper photograph of the Red Skull as he appears in Captain America: The First Avenger, the forthcoming Marvel Studios film based on the classic superhero created by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. Played by Hugo Weaving, the Red Skull is the Nazis' answer to America's super soldier Steve Rogers (although it's really the other way around), and he looks seriously